Judges and legal experts from over 60 countries deliberated on more democratic and more effective global governance — The establishment of a world parliament was a main subject endorsed at the 13th "International Conference of Chief Justices ...
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The first sitting U.S. parliamentarian to endorse the establishment of a UN Parliamentary Assembly easily secured re-election in U.S. elections last month. Senator Benjamin Cardin of Maryland has served in the U.S. legislature since 1987, first ...
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Following a similar statement at the UN General Assembly's Third Committee in New York earlier this month (here's our report), the UN's Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order, Alfred ...
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There are many remarkable sound bites on the need and the importance of a UN Parliamentary Assembly, a world parliament, and global democracy. We've collected around one hundred of them so far in this document. ...
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This Monday, the 18th UN Climate Change Conference started in Doha, Qatar. On this occasion, I've interviewed Frank Biermann, one of the world's leading experts on global environmental governance. Frank is a professor of political ...
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In mid-November I attended the presentation on a UN Parliamentary Assembly at the Swedish forum for Human Rights in Göteborg. There, I was lucky enough to get five minutes to chat to Petter Ölmunger, the national co-ordinator of ...
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Seminar on "The right to have influence in a global society" features proposal for a UN Parliamentary Assembly — The international Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly was present at the annual Swedish Forum for Human Rights ...
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Former UN chief helped launching the international Campaign for a UN Parliamentary Assembly — The former Egyptian politician and diplomat Boutros Boutros-Ghali who served as sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 to 1996, turned ninety ...
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At international meetings, top government representatives such as heads of state or foreign ministers often address the need of making the United Nations "more democratic" and "more representative." In recent times, for example, this was ...
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Statement at the UN General Assembly in New York, in-depth report on international democratic order in preparation — The UN's independent expert on "the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order," Alfred de Zayas from the ...
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